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bay area, experiencing a recovery from the economic downturn. we have to depend upon our own, san francisco-based companies to grow our economies. the years passed, we waited for state and federal funds, no longer there. president obama stated we are not into your marks anymore. he and congress are cutting a lot of that off. jerry brown, every time i see him, it is like, what else are you going to cut? if he does not get his way, there is going to be even more hurt. we are no longer dependent upon those streams of revenue. we have to create our own. i only know one way. have a solid relationship with the businesses who want to grow, employee, helped make the city successful. that is how we are going to do it. where wanted do it on your own, but we are going to do it with your innovation. i want to invite you, on a
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number of levels, as part of this relationship, we have problems in our city to solve. i cannot solve them with just city government employees. i think the way we are starting to think, we will get you into helpless to some hack-a-thons, think about how to get muni better operating. even the affordable housing debate we are having. come and help us think outside the box. maybe we can think of better solutions. i know you want the city to succeed. if it is successful, you will feel that much more committed to being part of the city. we invite you to be part of that. we do that through s.f. city. my chief innovation officer is here. we are one of the only cities in the country -- i hired a chief innovation officer right from the mayor's officer -- from the
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mayor's office. he is right on the pulse about technology and how to contribute to the quality of life and our city. one of the ideas i have, i get to start a task force with all of the mayors across the country. all of the other mayors for dissipate, -- participate, hundreds. we get to advise the president and congress as to what our cities need. part of that, i ask them, how about i start a technology and innovation task force for all of the mayor's tax introduced companies like dropbox to other mayors across the country so they can take advantage of technology. they may not have the kind of creative environment that we have in san francisco. i know new york, boston, gainesville, florida is trying to get it. chicago, emanuel is trying to create a technology center.
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we have been successful already because we knew this would be our strength. we want to provide the platform for the mess -- the rest of the mayors across the country to gauge your expertise. if you have new products and services, we can apply them to the problems in inner cities throughout the country. we would like to offer it as a venue for technology companies to exhibit what they're doing. last year, we did s.f. park. other mayors came out to me and asked how did parking their resolve with a technology application? it is a great thing. you use to run around trying to look for a parking space. now, before you get into your car, you know where you are going. if you want to find our the best parking is, where you are going, visit dropbox, phil's, you can
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find parking spaces available in real time. these are some of the advancements that we're doing. i am so glad to help you celebrate the opening of a great space, the improved and increased space that you have here. watch yourself grow. you are about 100 today. hopefully, in a year or two, you will be 500, he will fill up the space, and you will negotiate up and down stairs. congratulations on the awards, the expansion, on having a successful company. i'm going to leave with the panda. [laughter] thank you very much. [applause] >> i think we are going to open it up for some questions.
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everybody is so shy in social media. go ahead. >> the question was, the lottery system is very unpredictable. you cannot plan. it is all about lot -- luck. i am a strong candidate for neighborhood schools. i would like to work out a long- term change so that we can get strong neighborhood schools at all the different levels, every neighborhood. i do not know if you know this. i have been around for about 22 years. part of my job was being dpw director.
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i did that for five years. i got to know, pick up trash, see every neighborhood in san francisco. one of the things i felt strongly about in my administration was building strong communities. part of that is to have those schools so that you are not cutting across town to get to the school of your choice. you have good abbott -- good academics there. we are working with the school board and getting the resources to do that and create more schools. in fact, we are working with some great philanthropists to create a great school in mission bay. there were some big grant writer is to try to get that done. is it thispbox? any questions you have about quality of life here, what we can do, the ideas we have shared?
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the question was, more about bicycle planning and dedicated roadways for the city. i am a member of the bicycle coalition. they are talking with me all the time about how it is. right now, we have been focused on making sure that everybody is safe on the roads, pedestrians, car drivers, bicyclists. having said that, we are going to expand more of the lanes. we have a great chance of doing that. last year, the voters, with your help, passed a great bond they gave us $248 million to redo and resurface a lot of our bad streets. you will have a lot smoother lines to ride on.
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riding a bike, some of the worst thing is hitting all of these utility trenches and things that pop up. having said that, we are working with both the coalition and the transportation administration to figure out where all of the key commute lanes are and to work with you. i would love you to send my staff your opinions about the best routes to get to work and get home from work. coming down here to the area, from all over parts of the city, would be a great way to do that. there is a lot of traffic coming down here. we have to figure out where the safest, most efficient routes would be to get over here. we are always very open to those routes as we create a central subway and some other modes of transportation. we are very open to that. i cannot tell you exactly which streets, but i think we are a
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few weeks from opening the new jfk route. we have a dedicated green line with in golden gate park and it will follow jfk. it is neat because we segregated the bike route from the car lang. if you live on that side of town, in a few weeks, you will be very happy. yeah, as you know, the numbers that came out about the initial estimates to do a bike lane on
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our side of the bridge is something like $100 million. that is very frustrating because i would like to see other engineers design something that might be more palatable financially. i do not think we have figured it out yet. it is going to be pressure building as we get to the opening of bay bridge. i would think, since we are talking about increasing ferries for the rebuild of treasure island and america's cup, i think the ports with love more ferry service. -- would love more ferry service. we could have treasure island get more dedicated ferry service. it would be great if we could do that. meanwhile, we will try to figure out if there could be something else that could be engineered on the existing bay bridge.
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>> thank you again for joining us, " mayor lee. very excited to celebrate this with you. [applause] is graham here? we have a little something that we do to close these things out. >> 1, 2, 3, dropbox!
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>> hello. you're watching the show that explores san francisco's love affair with food. there are at least 18 farmers markets in san francisco alone, providing fresh and affordable to year-round. this is a great resource that does not break the bank. to show just how easy it can be to do just that, we have come up with something called the farmers' market challenge. we find someone who loves to cook, give them $20, and challenge them to create a delicious meal from ingredients found right here in the farmer's
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market. who did we find for today's challenge? >> today with regard to made a pot greater thanchapino. >> you only have $20 to spend. >> i know peter it is going to be tough, but i think i can do it. it is a san francisco classic. we are celebrating bay area food. we have nice beautiful plum tomatoes here. we have some beautiful fresh fish here. it will come together beautifully. >> many to cut out all this talk, and let's go shop. yeah. ♪ >> what makes your dish unique? >> i like it spicy and smoky. i will take fresh italian tomatoes and the fresh seafood,
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and will bring them to other with some nice spoked paprika and some nice smoked jalapeno peppers. i am going to stew them up and get a nice savory, smoky, fishy, tomatoy, spicy broth. >> bring it on. how are you feeling? >> i feel good. i spent the $20 and have a few pennies less. i am going to go home and cook. i will text message u.n. is done. >> excellent and really looking forward to it. >> today we're going to make the san francisco classic dish invented by italian and portuguese fishermen. it'll be like a nice spaghetti sauce. then we will put in the fish soup. the last thing is the dungeon as crab, let it all blend together. it will be delicious. when i could, i will try to make healthy meals with fresh
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ingredients, whatever is in season and local. those juicy, fresh tomatoes will take about an hour to cook down into a nice sauce. this is a good time to make our fish stock. we will take a step that seems like trash and boil it up in water and make a delicious and they speed up my parents were great clerics, and we had wonderful food. family dinners are very important. any chance you can sit down together and have a meal together, it is great communal atmosphere. one of the things i like the most is the opportunity to be creative. hello. anybody with sets their mind to it can cut. always nice to start chopping some vegetables and x and the delicious. all this double in view is this broth with great flavor. but your heart into it. make something that you, family, and friends will really enjoy. >> i am here with a manager at
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the heart of the city farmer's market in san francisco. thank you for joining us. tell us a little bit about the organization. >> we're 30 years old now. we started with 14 farmers, and it has grown out to over 80. >> what is the mission of the organization? >> this area has no grocery store spiller it is all mom-and- pop stores. we have this because it is needed. we knew it was needed. and the plaza needed somebody. it was empty. beautiful with city hall in the background. >> thank you for speaking with us. are you on the web? >> yes, >> check them out. thank you. >> welcome. the dish is ready. >> it looks and smells amazing. >> thank you. it was not easy to meet the $20 budget.
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i checked everybody out and found some great produce. really lovely seafood. i think that you are going to love it. >> do not be shy. cyou know this can run you $35 to $45 for a bowl, so it is great you did this for $20. >> this will feed four to six people. >> not if you invite me over for dinner. i am ready to dig in. >> i hope you'll love it. >> mmm. >> what do you think? >> i think i am going to need more. perhaps you can have all you want. >> i am produce the that you have crushed this farmer's market challenge by a landslide. the first, we're going to have to tally of your shopping list and see what you actually spend that the farmer's market. >> and go for it. >> incredible.
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you have shown us how to make super healthy, refresh chapino from the farmers market on the budget, that for the whole family. that is outstanding. >> thank you peter i am glad that you like it. i think anybody can do it. >> if you like the recipe for this dish, you can e-mail us at or reach out to us on facebook or twitter and we >> the question when i started 11 years ago when i started doing resolution work is can anything be presented on a really low resolution device where it is potentially a digital image? can anything be presented that way?
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or will it feel cold and electronic? >> the imagery will change. there will be four different sets. it is a two dimensional image. it is stretched out into three dimensions. the device is part of the experience. you cannot experience the image without the device as being part of what you are seeing. whereas with the tv you end up ignoring it. i make gallery work more self and budget and public art work where i have to drop this of
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indulgence and think about how people will respond. and one of the things i was interested in the work and also a little fearful of, it is not until you get to the first and second floor were the work is recognizable as an image. it is an exploration and perception is what it is. what are you seeing when you look at this image? one of the things that happens with really low resolution images like this one is you never get the details, so it is always kind of pulling you in kind of thing. you can keep watching it. i think this work is kind of experience in a more analytical way. in other words, we look at an
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image and there is an alice going on. -- and there is an analysis going on.
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